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Table 4 Results of logistic regression analyzing record containing antibiotics, readmission and records with multiple antibiotics

From: The impact of global budget on expenditure, service volume, and quality of care among patients with pneumonia in a secondary hospital in China: a retrospective study

VariableTotal sample(N = 5742)
Standard errorOR value95% CI interval
Record containing antibiotics
 Post-reform0.111.11(0.92, 1.34)
 Age group
  [5,18)18.7818.55**(2.55, 134.89)
  [18,65)13.1812.04*(1.41, 102.97)
  [65, 95]32.5029.64**(3.46, 254.21)
 Female0.101.04(0.86, 1.26)
 Internal medicine0.010.01*(0.00, 0.05)
Readmission
 Post-reform0.620.62**(0.46, 0.84)
 Age group
  [5,18)1.581.58(0.99, 2.52)
  [18,65)2.952.95(0.38, 23.05)
  [65, 95]3.423.42(0.44, 26.60)
 Female0.151.01(0.77, 1.34)
 Internal medicine0.700.68(0.09, 5.12)
Records with multiple antibiotics
 Post-reform0.050.77***(0.68, 0.86)
 Age group
  [5,18)0.111.20*(1.01, 1.44)
  [18,65)0.280.84(0.44, 1.61)
  [65, 95]0.351.06(0.56, 2.03)
 Female0.071.13*(1.01, 1.27)
 Internal medicine0.511.60(0.85, 3.00)
  1. Reference groups were pre-reform, [0, 5], male and pediatric, respectively
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001